How much rebar should be used for a concrete slab?

Answer On One Hand: Consider the UseYou should install rebar in a grid formation. If you pour a concrete slab for heavy duty use, such as a driveway, you will need to make the grid sections smaller, about... Read More »

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How long would approximately 3 deformed rebar rust and crack through concrete if the bars were forming stakes and come from ground into concrete?

Answer It depends on the moisture content of the soil, the acidity of the soil as well as other factors."But practically, the answer is forever."

Can I Pour a Concrete Slab Over an Existing Slab?

You can pour more concrete over an existing slab if you do some preparation to the original surface. The problem with adding wet concrete to cured concrete is there will be no adhesion between the ... Read More »

Concrete Fibermesh Vs. Rebar?

Concrete has a high, compressive strength meaning it can withstand vertical forces. However, concrete is a very brittle substance and possess a low tensile strength or resistance to horizontal forc... Read More »

Does a concrete driveway have to be reinforced with rebar?

A concrete driveway does not have to be reinforced with rebar, but rebar or steel mesh will provide tensile strength to the concrete, which makes the surface stronger, last longer and resistant to ... Read More »